The St. Lawrence Fluorspar Project will have a very positive, significant employment impact on St. Lawrence and the Burin Peninsula.

• 350 – 400 construction jobs for 2 years

• 200 full time operations phase jobs for 10 years

• 525 indirect jobs

• Direct salaries of approximately $10 million per year

CFI is an equal opportunity employer and has implemented a Gender Equity and Diversity Program, as well as training and apprenticeship programs.

CFI is committed to local employment, to maximize local benefits, both through direct employment and training the local workforce.

It is possible that the life of the mine could be significantly longer than 10 years, resulting in longer operational jobs – direct and indirect.

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CFI is committed to treating our employees with respect and dignity, and to encouraging, measuring, and regarding exceptional performance. We commit to providing adequate worker training along with a safe and healthy environment in which all employees have opportunities to accomplish their full potential.


Mine construction and development will take place over a two-year period, and it will result in a peak employment of approximately 350-400 workers. Human Resources planning for the construction phase is already in progress and the development of employment equity, apprenticeship and training, and entry requirement strategies has begun.

The construction workforce will include a wide range of occupations, which are anticipated to be full-time in nature. Positions expected to be available during the construction phase include some of the following:

Construction crews work on the inside of the mill.

  • Pipefitters
  • Millwrights
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Construction Labourers
  • Industrial Painters
  • Project Schedulers

  • Carpenters
  • Electricians
  • Mechanics
  • Concrete Finishers
  • Construction Supervisors

  • Scaffolders
  • Iron Workers
  • Welders
  • Insulators
  • Crane Operators

  • Truck Drivers
  • Drillers
  • Blasters
  • Heavy Equipment Operators
  • QA/QC Personnel



CFI is committed to building upon and developing the skills, experience and education of all employees, enabling them to advance along their chosen career path.

Hiring preferences will be aimed at residents within the local area, the Burin Peninsula and then Newfoundland and Labrador. This will be achieved by encouraging young people to begin planning their future today, and by offering training and development opportunities throughout the life of the St. Lawrence Fluorspar Project.

CFI expects to employ approximately 200 full time positions during the 10-year operations phase. Positions expected to be required to safely run the Project in an efficient manner, include the following:

  • Automotive Mechanics
  • Blasters
  • Maintenance Planners
  • Heavy Duty Mechanics
  • Process Plant Operators
  • Accountants

  • Millwrights
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Administration Support
  • Electricians
  • Metallurgist
  • HSE Coordinators

  • Instrumentation Technicians
  • General Labourers
  • Training Coordinators
  • Haul Truck Drivers
  • Mine Engineers
  • Heavy Equipment Operators

  • Surveyors
  • Environmental Technicians
  • Drillers
  • Geologist
  • Warehousepersons
  • Operations Supervisors


Canada Fluorspar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. It is our policy to assure that applicants are considered and employees are treated fairly during their employment without regard to race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, social origin, religious creed, religion, age, disability, disfigurement, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status, source of income and political opinion, or any other characteristic protected by federal and provincial laws.

To support the continued growth and development of the St. Lawrence Fluorspar Project, we are seeking talented, skilled and enthusiastic people to join our team. If you feel you have the right skills to be a member of our world-class team, start by reviewing the current opportunities below.



Please check back often for the latest career opportunities. Feel free to send your resume to us at We will keep it on record for future opportunities.

Please see the table below for current opportunities or job status for recently posted positions. To see the posting including job description, please click on the corresponding competition number.

Permanent Positions Competition Number Posting Date Closing Date Status
Instrumentation Technician 2018-055 July 10, 2018 July 24, 2018 Ongoing
Warehouseperson 2018-054 July 6, 2018 July 20, 2018 Ongoing
Plant Maintenance Electrician 2018-045 June 27, 2018 July 11, 2018 Ongoing
Journeyperson Millwright 2018-041 June 18, 2018 June 25, 2018 Ongoing
Heavy Duty Mechanic 2018-039 May 31, 2018 Open Ongoing
Control Room Operator 2018-030 April 10, 2018 April 18, 2018 FILLED
Process Operations Clerk 2018-027 April 6, 2018 April 11, 2018 ON HOLD
Mine Operations Clerk 2018-026 April 6, 2018 April 11, 2018 ON HOLD
Maintenance Clerk 2018-025 April 6, 2018 April 11, 2018 ON HOLD
Process Plant Supervisor 2018-023 April 3, 2018 Open Ongoing
Process Plant Operator 2018-014 February 26, 2018 Open Ongoing
Temporary Positions Competition Number Posting Date Closing Date Status
Mine Operations Clerk 2018-059 July 16, 2018 July 17, 2018 Ongoing
Scale Operator 2018-058 July 12, 2018 July 13, 2018 Ongoing
Pipe Welder 2018-057 July 11, 2018 July 12, 2018 Ongoing
Pipefitter 2018-056 July 11, 2018 July 12, 2018 Ongoing
Drill / Blaster Helper 2018-053 July 6, 2018 July 9, 2018 Ongoing
Assistant Process Operator 2018-052 July 6, 2018 July 9, 2018 Ongoing
Grader Operator 2018-051 July 6, 2018 July 9, 2018 Ongoing
Fuel Truck Operator 2018-050 July 6, 2018 July 11, 2018 Ongoing
Haul Truck Operator 2018-049 July 3, 2018 July 4, 2018 Ongoing
Assistant Crusher Operator 2018-048 June 27, 2018 Open Ongoing
Crusher Helper 2018-047 June 27, 2018 July 2, 2018 Ongoing
Mill Helper 2018-046 June 27, 2018 June 28, 2018 FILLED
Production Loader Operator 2018-044 June 26, 2018 July 3, 2018 Ongoing
Welder 2018-043 June 25, 2018 June 26, 2018 FILLED
Plant Maintenance Electrician 2018-042 June 22, 2018 June 25, 2018 FILLED
Crusher Plant Supervisor 2018-040 May 31, 2018 June 7, 2018 Ongoing
Drill Operator 2018-037 May 28, 2018 June 4, 2018 Ongoing
Dozer Operator 2018-036 May 28, 2018 June 4, 2018 FILLED




CFI is committed to employing as many people from St. Lawrence and surrounding areas as possible. To assist in our recruitment efforts, CFI has formed a partnership with Keyin College, a Newfoundland and Labrador training institution, to train students for jobs in mining and milling.